Physician - Infectious Disease

Date Posted: Jun 30, 2024

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

Job Summary

Northeast Florida’s most comprehensive health system, located in one of the nation’s most sought after coastal destinations, is seeking a full time Infectious Disease Physician to join a group of 10 ID Specialists and well known Medical Director Shalika Katugaha, MD, FACP.


The successful candidate will be a key specialist within the region’s most comprehensive clinically integrated network. Applicants should possess interest in providing care in both inpatient and outpatient settings and demonstrate the ability to collaborate across care teams as part of Baptist Infectious Disease and the Baptist Health system which includes robust pathology and hospitalist teams as well as the region’s largest outpatient primary care and specialty physician network.


What You Can Expect

  • Competitive salary
  • The region’s largest outpatient primary care and specialty physician network
  • Collaboration with robust pathology and hospitalist teams
  • Providing care in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Epic EHR System  
  • Opportunities for Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Opportunities for research
  • Opportunities for teaching (association with LECOM)

All About the Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Collaborative work environment
  • 401K

What You Will Need

  • MD or DO
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Active/Unrestricted Medical License


Who We Are - Baptist Infectious Disease Consultants

Our team of physicians specializes in caring for patients with bacterial, fungal and viral infections that do not respond to standard treatment. We also work with doctors and caregivers to help diagnose suspected infections, and to care for patients with compromised immune systems.We are specialists in identifying and treating infections of the nervous system, bloodstream, respiratory system, skin, soft tissue, joints and prosthetics. This includes multiple-drug-resistant organisms, MRSA, ORSA and drug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections.


There's a Place for You Here

Come experience a different side of life here in northeast Florida. A vibrant mix of old southern charm and modern Florida flair makes Jacksonville exceptionally different from anywhere else. From the Jacksonville Jazz Festival to the Riverside Arts Market to the indie films shown at the Sun Ray Cinema, culture thrives here. With warm temperatures throughout the year feel free to do yoga while paddleboarding on the Intracoastal, take in the sounds of nature at the Timucuan Preserve or lounge in the sand at the lively Jacksonville Beach. It’s true that Jacksonville has 22 miles of beaches, the nation’s largest park system, world-class fishing, historic neighborhoods, eclectic museums, a vibrant street art scene, creative coastal cuisine and delicious craft beer, but your new home could too! There’s a place for you here. 

Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine


  • Over 5 years Experience Preferred

License and Certification

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Preferred
  • Licensed Physician Required
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License Required


Baptist Jacksonville (Downtown)
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

About Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

For more than 20 years, healthcare consumers have named Baptist Health the “most preferred healthcare provider” in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health of Northeast Florida health system, the Baptist Jacksonville campus is home to a 24/7 Emergency Center, a comprehensive stroke center, Baptist Heart Hospital including Baptist Heart Rhythm Center, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baptist Neurological Institute, Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute and the AgeWell Center for Senior Health. We serve families in every stage of life with the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies. 

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.